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Tuesday 31 December 1957, NewYear’s Eve

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 31, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fabrizio Meoni and Graham Dawson. In UK It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty was in the top 5 hits. Bonjour tristesse, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Goren'S New Contract Bridge Complete by Charles H. Goren was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kitty Foyle.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bonjour tristesse

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Jean Seberg, David Niven, Deborah Kerr, Mylène Demongeot

Country: United States

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The Gypsy and the Gentleman

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Keith Michell, Flora Robson, Patrick McGoohan

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Jailhouse Rock

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States

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Escapade in Japan

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Teresa Wright, Cameron Mitchell, Jon Provost, Roger Nakagawa

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Quiet Flows the Don

Directed by: Sergey Gerasimov

Starring: Pyotr Glebov, Elina Bystritskaya, Zinaida Kirienko, Daniil Ilchenko

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TV Series

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Kitty Foyle

Directed by: Sam Wood

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New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts

Starring: Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic

Country: United States

Shirley Temple's Storybook

Starring: Shirley Temple

Country: United States

La belle équipe

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 December 1957 ?

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Fabrizio Meoni: Italian motorcyclist (Born 1957).
  • Graham Dawson: Australian astrologer and software designer, co-director of "Esoteric Technology" with Stephanie Johnson.
  • Matt Lauer: Celebrity.
  • David Allen Ogrin in Waukegan: Illinois, USA; PGA golfer (1994 Byron Nelson-second).
  • Katherine Byrne: American noted family, the daughter of Chicago Mayor Margaret Jane Byrne and her husband, William Patrick Byrne.
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  • AAU awards Bobby Morrow, James Sullivan Memorial Trophy
  • Disneyland in Anaheim, California, welcomes its 10-millionth guest.

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Planetary positions on this day

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Goren'S New Contract Bridge Complete

By: Charles H. Goren

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Reading For Pleasure

By: Bennett Cerf

Clean blue cloth boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fryaing or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with a few tiny spots on front free endpaper.

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The New Class

By: Milovan Djilas

This is a book on Communism by a man who used to be one of its heroes. One of the greatest political documents of our time--perhaps the most important in its force and effectiveness--this explosive indictment may be regarded as ...

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Kids Say The Darndest Things!

By: Art Linkletter

Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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